Head of Policy and Enabling Environment
APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF HEAD OF POLICY AND ENABLING ENVIRONMENT
The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) is soliciting for the position of Head of Policy and Enabling Environment. The key job purpose for this position includes to assist the Chief Executive Officer in the implementation of Workstream 2 (Enabling Environment and Policy Analysis) and the broader engagement of the Government of United Republic of Tanzania and it’s Development Partners for priority public investments in the clusters (Workstream 1). To manage senior relationships with advocacy bodies and non-state actors and develop strategic alliances to address enabling environment bottlenecks and to lead communication and awareness raising on policy issues
Job Title; Head of Policy and Enabling Environment
Place of Work Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Reports to:Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The team reporting to this Job Title: Policy Manager (PM)
The SAGCOT Partnership
The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (“SAGCOT”) has been established as a public private partnership with three overarching objectives: 1) Enhance Tanzania’s food security and accelerate agricultural transformation and green growth, 2) Safeguard that this happens in a sustainable and responsible manner, 3) Improve livelihoods for smallholder farmers and their communities. The mandate of the partnership is to achieve this by catalyzing responsible private sector led agriculture development. SAGCOT partners envision that USD $2.1 billion of private investment can be mobilized over a twenty-year period, alongside public sector grants and loans of USD$1.3 billion. The impact will be a tripling of the area’s agricultural output and income improvement for millions of Tanzanians.
Partners in the partnership include The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, global business, the Tanzanian private sector, farmers, foundations and donor institutions. Each SAGCOT “partner” commits to a number of principles of green and inclusive growth and looks forward to contributing to the objectives of SAGCOT within their respective mandate.
The SAGCOT Centre Ltd (The Centre) was established in May 2011 to act as an institutionally neutral coordinating body and secretariat to the SAGCOT Partnership. The Centre’s mission is to play the unique role of an honest, non- partisan partnership broker within the SAGCOT Partnership. It’s role is to facilitate partners to deliver on inclusive, sustainable and commercial agricultural value chains in the Southern corridor. The Centre is also the information & communication hub of the Partnership and handles all administrative matters. In addition, the Centre will monitor successes and challenges of agriculture clusters and partnership development and feed best practices and lessons back through the
The key job purpose of Head of Policy includes to assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the implementation of Workstream 2 (Enabling Environment and Policy Analysis) and the broader engagement of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, Development Partners for priority public investments in the clusters (Workstream 1). To manage senior relationships with advocacy bodies and non-state actors and develop strategic alliances to address enabling environment bottlenecks and to lead communication and awareness raising on policy issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Any other duties that may be assigned.
Knowledge for this job
Minimum Academic Qualification
Master degree in any of the following fields: Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture (general), Public Affairs, Public Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Business Administration or Investment Banking, Project Management.
Experience, Personal Attributes, and Essential Competencies
Management of Staff
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The due date for applications is 11:00 am on Friday October 30, 2020
Sealed applications written “Application for the Position of Head of Policy and Enabling Environment” should be mailed or hand delivered to the following address:
Chief Executive Officer,
SAGCOT Centre Limited
P.O. Box 80945,
5th Floor, Ikon Building, Masaki,
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA